It is c
olorless transparent liquid with
pungent smell. It is miscible with ethanol and ether. It is slightly soluble in water, but will decompose in water.
||Colorless transparent liquid
|Free acid (calculated by formic acid)
1.Triethyl orthoformate is widely used in the synthesis of chloroquine, quinoline, dichloroquinoline, norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin and aminopyrimidine.
2.Triethyl orthoformate is widely used in the production of azoxystrobin, pyrazosulfuron, chlorpyrisulfuron, tetrazosulfuron, diazepam, and amitraz.
3.Triethyl orthoformate is intermediate of acrylic fiber and methylene dyes, which is used to synthesize cyanine dyes.
4.Triethyl orthoformate can also be used in some development sensitive agents, such
as anti halo materials.
5.Triethyl orthoformate is
widely used in photographic drugs, color film and other sensitive materials.